Kamloops, Thompson, BC

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Our Story

Kamloops is far more than just a place. It’s a state of mind, a place where you skip the crowds, stretch your legs and expand your horizons. Kamloops rests on the shores of two picturesque rivers, our landscapes are simply ideal for conjuring up your next escapade.

You’ll be energized by our extraordinary chiseled hoodoos, sweeping grasslands, winding trails, twisty single-track rides…open and welcoming all year long. Walk our quaint tree-lined downtown streets and enjoy our local shops or simply immerse in our vibrant arts, culture and rich history.

The Kamloops Flavour Trail is a “Foodies” dream, appealing to the most discerning taste buds, presenting a burgeoning list of wineries, craft breweries, and restaurants bursting with passion. It’s an undiscovered gem where your curiosity and adventurist spirit forge incredible experiences and create enduring memories.

What's Happening

Kamloops Festival of the Performing Arts – February/March

Kamloops Cowboy Festival – March

Kamloops Film Festival – March

Farmers Market – April to October

Boogie the Bridge – April

Kamloops Wine Festival – May

Canada Day Celebrations/Art in the Park – July

Western Canada HOG Rally  July

Music in the Park – July & August

6th Annual Ribfest & Hot Nite in the City – August

38th Annual Kamloopa Powwow – August

79th Provincial Winter Fair – September

Brewloops – 3rd Annual Kamloops beer and bike festival  – End of September

Adams River Salmon Run – October

Boo at the Zoo – October

BC Wildlife Park Wildlights – December & January


Visitor Centres

Tourism Kamloops Visitor Centre:
1290 West Trans-Canada Hwy
Kamloops, BC, Canada
V2C 6R3

Toll Free: 1-800-662-1994


1290 West Trans-Canada Highway Kamloops British Columbia V2C 6R3 CA
RV Facilities
  • Knutsford RV Campground
  • Silversage Campground
  • Kamloops RV Park
  • Kamview Heights RV Campground
  • Pinantan Lake Resort
  • Paul Lake Provincial Park
  • Lac Le Jeune Provincial Park



Top 10


  1. Renowned hiking trails throughout the city and home to the largest municipal park in BC
  2. World class biking for all levels
  3. Clover the Spirit Bear at BC Wildlife Park – the only spirit bear in human care world-wide
  4. Delectable flavours – 4 award winning wineries & 3 craft breweries
  5. Early season Golf which allows you to golf and ski in the same day
  6. Take a trip back in time on the 2141 Steam Locomotive
  7. Over 100 lakes to cast a rod
  8. Home to the Worlds first longboard park
  9. Kamloops’ quaint downtown & Riverside Park
  10. Skiing, snowshoeing and tubing at Harper Mountain